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Current practice patterns relating to testing and management of thyroid-stimulating hormone during pregnancy are associated with overdiagnosis and overtreatment of hypothyroidism

Thyroid Dysfunction in Pregnancy Overdiagnosed, Overtreated

In most women with elevated TSH who did not start treatment, repeat measurement was ≤4.00 mIU/L
Coronavirus antibody test results may not be accurate enough to help guide decisions about whether to allow large groups of people to gather at work

CDC: Coronavirus Antibody Tests Still Not Accurate Enough

Too little is known about what the presence of antibodies means in terms of future immunity
At the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles

No SARS-CoV-2 ID’d in Asymptomatic Pregnant Women in Los Angeles

Among 80 asymptomatic pregnant women admitted to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, none tested positive
The diagnostic specificity of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 serologic assays varies

Clinical Performance of SARS-COV-2 Antibody Tests Varies

Sensitivity of both Abbot and EUROIMMUN serologic assays poor during first 14 days of symptoms
All babies born to women with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 should be tested

CDC Says Test All Newborns of Mothers With Confirmed, Suspected COVID-19

Newborns should be tested 24 hours after birth and, if the test is negative, be retested the next day
Most physicians believe they have seen false-negative results for a COVID-19 diagnostic test

Most Physicians Have Seen False-Negative COVID-19 Test Results

One in 10 physicians worldwide report seeing at least one case of COVID-19 reinfection
A rapid COVID-19 test being used across the United States could miss infections

FDA: Abbott Rapid COVID-19 Test Could Miss Infections

Research has suggested that the Abbott ID NOW point-of-care test may return false-negative results
Emergency department opt-out universal hepatitis C virus (HCV) screening can identify a large number of unrecognized HCV infections

Opt-Out Universal Hep C Screening in Emergency Dept Is Useful

47.8 percent of cases reactive to HIV antibody were among those born after 1965
Grip strength may predict type 2 diabetes risk in healthy adults

Grip Strength May Help ID Type 2 Diabetes Risk in Healthy Adults

Grip strength cut points relative to body weight, gender, and age group proposed
In a CHEST expert panel report

Guidance Developed for Lung Cancer Screening During COVID-19

Consensus statement covers lung cancer screening and monitoring, evaluation, management of lung nodules